John Hill

Interim General Secretary

John is the interim general secretary at the Board of Church and Society where he directs the agency’s vision, mission and mandate for witness and action on issues of human well-being, justice, peace and the integrity of creation. He oversees responses to critical social issues, facilitates the church’s legislative advocacy, and coordinates its priorities for the U.S. Congress and United Nations Ministry.

Before serving as the Interim General Secretary, John was the Deputy General Secretary at Church and Society for eight years leading all programmatic efforts for the agency’s advocacy, organizing, education and engagement mission on Capitol Hill and across the world.

Prior to joining Church and Society, John studied international affairs at the University of Virginia. Upon graduation, he was awarded a fellowship to teach politics in England. He then served as a legislative aide in the U.S. House of Representatives before working as a lobbyist in the private sector.

“Since joining Church and Society in 2002, I have enjoyed engaging United Methodists as we seek to better align our daily living with our faith,” he said.

Committed to teaching Sunday School, John is often inspired and energized by the children he instructs each Sunday at Foundry United Methodist Church.

Phone: 202.488.5654